Berne Notification No. 188
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Accession by the Republic of Belarus to the Paris Act (1971)

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and has the honor to notify him of the deposit by the Government of the Republic of Belarus, on September 12, 1997, of its instrument of accession to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of September 9, 1886, as revised at Paris on July 24, 1971, and amended on September 28, 1979.

The Paris Act (1971), as amended on September 28, 1979, of the said Convention, will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of Belarus, on December 12, 1997.

September 12, 1997